Friday 24 August 2012

Alter It

Our Precious Medals/Metals - Olympics - Gold/Silver/Bronze challenge has now ended, it was great to hear how much you enjoyed that one and we loved what you all made!  It's going to be another hard to judge challenge.

Our next challenge for the coming fortnight is Alter It.

The challenge is for you to alter something making it different from it's original appearance.  Our Design Team have excelled themselves again and offer great inspiration for you to get your ideas flowing.

You can alter a plain box, picture frame, book, bottle, tin, notebook cover, or any other item that inspires you to change it!!

Here is the team's awesome inspiration...


Brenda used -
Dictionary text
Gold mirri board
Sizzix swirly strip die


Kimx used
Wooden picture Frame
Memory Box Swirly Tree
Cheery Lynn Olive Branches
Aluminium Tape
Woodware Clear Magic JGS273 Wheat
Woodware FRS212 Alphabet Background
Hobby Art clear set Friends Sentiments
Alcohol Inks - Denim, Meadow, Stonewash and Pearl
Distress Inkpads - Shabby Shutters, Peeled Paint, Broken China, Faded Jeans
Black Versafine
Clear Embossing Powder
Spritzing Bottle filled with water


Sue used:
Empty Tea Tin
Alcohol inks - Terracotta; Lettuce; Stream
Tim Holtz - Tattered Florals die; Hardware die; Wordplay die
Distress Inks - Spiced Marigold; Rusty Hinge; Shabby Shutters; Ripe Persimmon
Tim Holtz stamps - Mixed Media; Fairytale Frenzy


Caroline used ;
Plain wood - Door hanger, Stampendous Cling - Steampunk Owl
Darkroom Door - French Script, Lost Coast Designs - Spiderwebs
Tim Holtz Alterations Movers and Shapers  - Mini Bat and Skull
Ranger Archival ink - Jet Black and Coffee, 
Lindy's Stamp Gang Moon Shadow Ink - Van Dijk Walnut Sepia
Ranger Alcohol Ink - Eggplant, Glossy paper - White
Uni-Ball Signo - Gold, Guinea feather, Computer printed image, 
Recycled - Handmade natural paper


Siobhan used
Stampendous Stamps :
CRR152 Raven Background
CRR131 Crowscape
CRR133 Castle Gate
Stampers Anonymous stamps
Distress Inks 
Hero Arts Clock Face stamp
Spellbinder Corners
Tim Holtz Ideology :
Philosophy Tags , Watch Face and Spinners
Gold embossing powder


  1. Great inspiration from the DT members...thanks a lot!

    greetings, Alie :-)

  2. Gorgeous work by the DT.
    Sadly I had to sit the last challenge out due to a lot of commision work to complete. I hope to do something for this challenge before i go on holiday.

  3. Fabulous altered projects from your DT. x

  4. Marvelous creations DT!!! I look forward to seeing your projects for each challenge. You all are an awesome team.

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  6. thank you for the "alter it" always makes me thing outside the box...

  7. Thank you DT for awesome inspiration!

  8. Fab challenge and wonderful DT inspiration... thanks to all!
    Alison x

  9. Wonderul inspirational projects from the DT!!!! Thank you for the inspiration and the challenge. I had lots of fun!

    Greetings from Vienna,

    die amelie


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